Ship Shape at Cactus Gallery

Ship Shape for FacebookAhoy! Cap’n Russ is navigating The Bilgewater to Cactus Gallery for Ship Shape and Other Stories. Reception this Saturday from 6 to 9 PM.

The Art of the Contemporary Doll

The Art of the Contemporary Doll - Denise BledsoeThe Art of the Contemporary Doll  - Denise BledsoeA big thank you to Schiffer Publications for including my work in their new book The Art of the Contemporary Doll.I am in fabulous company with the work of more than 50 doll artists from all over the world – many of which I am pleased to call my friends! It is a most lovely hard cover book full of over 220 photos of art dolls in very diverse styles.

Happy July Fourth!

Calvin Fourth of July 2015 - Denise BledsoeThat time of year for fireworks and homemade Ice-cream!  Calvin wishes you a fun 4th.

Two more art shows!

Cactus and Curly Tale - Denise BledsoeNext weekend, two fun art shows! Curly Tale Fine Art Gallery in Chicago will hold their opening reception for Wonderfully Weird Wonders on Friday evening, June 12th from 6 to 10 pm and Cactus Gallery in Los Angeles will have their opening reception for These Birdly Delights on Saturday evening, June 13th from 6 to 9 pm. That gives you plenty of time to get your cross country flight lined up to attend both! :) I will have new work at both galleries. Birds and Weird things…two of my favorite subjects! If you are unable to attend either show, you can see all the work here:   and

Woolgathering at Distinction Gallery

Promo card 2015Woolgathering at Distinction Gallery is now live!
Merriam Webster defines the word “woolgathering” as:
noun: wool-gathering; noun: woolgathering
1. indulgence in aimless thought or dreamy imagining.
The images from my dreams are what you will find created in 3D at my show “Woolgathering”. It will take place at the award winning north county San Diego gallery – Distinction. The show runs from May 9th through June 6, 2015 with the opening reception being Saturday evening, May 9th from 6:00 to 10:00 pm. If you are unable to attend, the show is now live on the gallery’s website:
Thank you for taking a look!

Upcoming Show

Gourdon - Denise Bledsoe

Barefoot Baron in Art Doll Quarterly, summer 2015

Art Doll Quarterly summer 2015 - Denise BledsoeA big thank you to Art Doll Quarterly for including my Barefoot Baron
in their Black and White Challenge in the Summer 2015 issue!

Communing With The Ancestors Show at Cactus Gallery

Time Is Relative B - Denise Bledsoe     Cactus Gallery’s Communing With The Ancestors opens this Saturday, April 11.  This piece is titled Time Is Relative.
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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day 2015

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Valentine 2015 - Bledsoe

Cupid Andy and I are sending hugs for tomorrow…and everyday.